Megumi Akiyama biography

Although she now resides in Phoneix, Arizona, painter Megumi Akiyama was born in Kawasaki, Japan and cites her childhood – where traditional summer festivals, elaborate kimonos and fireworks displays – and current desert environment as a major influence on her works. She received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in illustration from California State, Long Beach, California.

Megumi Akiyama biography

Although she now resides in Phoenix, Arizona, painter Megumi Akiyama was born in Kawasaki, Japan and cites her childhood – where traditional summer festivals, elaborate kimonos and fireworks displays – and current desert environment as a major influence in her works.   She received her Bachelor’s of Fine Art in illustration from California State, Long Beach, California.